" I look out at it and think it is the most wonderful history in the world…It is a history of all aspiration not only the American dream however the human wish and if I actually came towards the end of it that too is a put in place the line from the pioneers” (The Notebook of F. Scot Fitzgerald 3) This is the American Dream. What we should all aspire to achieve. It is the hope of the better your life. It started out as trying to reach a higher spiritual level, but it changed. It became ideal, a search intended for power and wealth. Persons replaced self-value with the desire for wealth plus the materialistic objects that came with it. In Fitzgerald's Wintertime Dreams, this individual tells the storyline of Dexter, who wants this girl Judy Jones who represents all the attributes of his ideal American Dream. The girl with everything he could have at any time dreamed of, but Fitzgerald demonstrates that those who also base their particular sole endures the materialistic idealistic can ultimately come out empty due to their illusion. The Story comes to show that the American Dream is purely an illusion, which is damaging and corruptive to one's self.
Within by itself the American Dream is simply mere illusion. Many goals that people American Dreams carry aren't at times what they seem. On the outside the gift wrapping is all shiny and glitter, what everybody may want. Although on the inside there could be an ugly story as to what it is that they want. They can be deceiving, just like the wrapping. The narrator with the story goes on to prove this time by proclaiming " Dexter wanted the glittery items... he provided for the best without knowing what he wanted. ”(Winter Dreams 3) He is striving for this dream though he has however to realize it is his personal illusion. Judy Jones with this story is usually shown because what many would like to believe as the conventional American Desire. Still like the wrapping for the box the writer, Fitzgerald, provides a glance as to what she is covering underneath,...